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  • Edge Dominoes: A Different Kind of Domino

    Edge Dominoes: A Different Kind of Domino

    Dominoes have been more or less the same for as long as I’ve been alive, and probably a good deal longer than that, with the only innovation being different materials and different colors, but with the basic design remaining intact. Now, the people at Fire Road have come up with an ingenious new approach to […]

  • John E. Fitzgerald Very Special Reserve Bourbon From Heaven Hill

    John E. Fitzgerald Very Special Reserve Bourbon From Heaven Hill

    Any bourbon from the legendary defunct Stitzel-Weller Distillery is by definition “very special,” since it’s no longer producing anymore. But the Old Fitzgerald line is an even more limited edition from that famous product line, recently acquired by Heaven Hill. The company purchased 12 barrels of the stuff, which has now been aged for 20 years […]

  • Mark Dean Veca Tweety Bird Toy From Kidrobot

    Mark Dean Veca Tweety Bird Toy From Kidrobot

    Just in time for Halloween, here’s a macabre twist on one of the most perennially popular cartoon characters of all time. It’s the Mark Dean Veca Tweety Bird from artist Veca and Kidrobot, which looks hauntingly like Tweety if Sylvester finally caught him and tore his skin off. Despite the loss of skin/feathers and bloody red […]

  • ‘Photos by Spike’ From Spike Jonze and Opening Ceremony (Video)

    ‘Photos by Spike’ From Spike Jonze and Opening Ceremony (Video)

    Spike Jonze, despite his reputation as a feature film director, music video director, and novelty bandleader-name-stealer, actually started his artistic career as a photographer. Now, a lot of his previously-unreleased photographs taken on 35mm film are being used as part of a collaboration between Jonze and Opening Ceremony called Photos by Spike. Photos by Spike […]

  • ‘Fallout’ Beer Coming to UK From Carlsberg Breweries

    ‘Fallout’ Beer Coming to UK From Carlsberg Breweries

    The modern man is known to enjoy a cold lager with his interactive entertainment, and in the case of the upcoming Fallout 4 there’s an officially licensed beer to accompany that game, at least for players/drinkers in the United Kingdom. It’s Fallout Beer, from Bethesda (developer of the Fallout franchise) and Carlsberg Breweries. Fallout Beer […]

  • ‘Marvel’s Jessica Jones’ Gets Official Trailer (Video)

    ‘Marvel’s Jessica Jones’ Gets Official Trailer (Video)

    The next Marvel x Netflix joint is coming out in a little bit less than a month, which means it’s time to get people to their maximum levels of stoked so they’ll watch every single episode as soon as the series is released. It’s Marvel’s Jessica Jones, and it’s got a new official trailer that […]

  • ‘100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative’s Guide’

    ‘100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative’s Guide’

    Most of us will never be Navy SEALs, but most of us know how to read, which means we can in some small way benefit from reading Retired Navy SEAL Clint Emerson’s new book 100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative’s Guide to Eluding Pursuers, Evading Capture, and Surviving Any Dangerous Situation. 100 Deadly Skills: The […]

  • BRNLY SlingPop Slingshot/Bottle Opener

    BRNLY SlingPop Slingshot/Bottle Opener

    Slingshots are, or at least they once were, a universal icon of childhood. Bottle openers, on the other hand, aren’t really popularly associated with children, especially in our post-twist-off-cap world. So it will take a special kind of person indeed to appreciate the BRNLY SlingPop combination slingshot/bottle opener. The BRNLY SlingPop is crafted from sturdy […]

  • Emperador Humidor From Imperiali Geneve Costs $1 Million

    Emperador Humidor From Imperiali Geneve Costs $1 Million

    I have written about a lot of overpriced stuff throughout my career, but for some reason this seems like the most ridiculous. Maybe it’s because cigars and the special boxes to store them are already a lavish expense to begin with, which makes the $1 million Emperador from Imperiali Geneve all the more excessive. Why […]

  • Trash Riot: Artist Specializes in SciFi Collages (Pics)

    Trash Riot: Artist Specializes in SciFi Collages (Pics)

    It’s Friday, which means you’re probably itching to get away from work. But until you’re able to escape the office, the unique scifi collages of the artist known as Trash Riot may be just what the doctor ordered for your workplace frame of mind. Trash Riot’s work is spacey but also cut-up-catalog-y, if I can use […]